Full Flight with the PortaPilot on a Cessna 172 | Clamp on autopilot demonstration
Full flight demonstration with the PortaPilot in a Cessna 172. The PortaPilot is a portable, clamp-on autopilot system for light aircraft. Available now for the Cessna 172 (L and newer): http://www.PortaPilot.com 0:00 Takeoff 0:56 Actuator inserted while climbing 1:07 NAV engaged, intercept GPS Flight Plan 2:01 Approaching target altitude of 4,500' 2:17 Altitude hold engaged at 4,650' 3:06 Set target altitude to 4,500' 4:02 41º left turn 6:00 24º right turn 7:20 63º left turn 8:30 Change center field to time to next waypoint 9:04 11º left turn 9:29 Flight Plan Inversion (180º) via GPS 13:29 Engage LVL mode, ignore Flight Plan 13:57 Rudder kicks to demonstrate stability 14:16 Suspend LVL mode, set 3dps left turn 14:33 Resume LVL (0dps) 14:52 Engage HDG, set to 160º 16:16 GPS cable Disconnected 16:33 Course Reversal (no GPS) 17:38 Auto engage wing leveler (LVL) 18:04 GPS Direct-To KPAE 21:36 Set 400fpm descent 22:10 Engage HDG, set to 135º 23:00 GPS Loss, momentary fallback to LVL 23:34 Resume ALT HLD at 2,510' 24:28 Removal of Actuator Prior to use the pilot must read and understand the Pilot's Guide. Protected by the following patents: http://www.portapilot.com/patent
PortaPilot Cessna 172 Installation
Demonstration of installing the PortaPilot in a Cessna 172; A portable, clamp-on autopilot system for light aircraft: http://www.PortaPilot.com For the control module we used rigid plastic with a couple of elastic bands, secured right under the yoke. Be sure none of the components or cables will interfere with your controls or instruments during flight.
PortaPilot Actuator Attachment and Removal
Demonstration of Actuator Assembly attachment, engagement, disengagement, and removal. These operations as well as the rest of the Pilot's Guide must be familiar prior to use. Check out our portable, clamp-on autopilot system for light aircraft! http://www.PortaPilot.com